Source: University of Nebraska Anytime drought occurs, times are difficult for livestock producers. However, avoid management practices that would lead to "panic", mass selling of livestock. Our comments for your consideration are as follows. Calves could be early-weaned. Take the...
Source: Iowa State University, Dr. Grant Dewell, ISU Beef Extension Veterinarian As temperatures heat up during the summer cattle producers need to assess the heat stress that their cattle are under. Typically pastured cattle are not as susceptible to heat stress as...
Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ The nutritional quality of feeds and forage can have a tremendous influence on the reproductive performance of cattle. Although reproductive failure may occur for several reasons, management and the environment are often important contributing factors....

Anthrax

Source: Government of Saskatchewan Cause of Anthrax Anthrax is a bacterial disease caused by Bacillus anthracis. When an animal dies of anthrax, spores can form by bacteria either being discharged from the animal or exposed to oxygen after opening the carcass....
PROTECTION FOR CALVES AGAINST THE LEADING CAUSE OF BACTERIAL PNEUMONIA AND TWO MAJOR CAUSES OF BOVINE RESPIRATORY DISEASE Zoetis Canada announces the launch of ONE SHOT BVD, for protection against Mannheimia haemolytica— the primary cause of bacterial pneumonia and the...
Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Minerals are essential for the proper functioning of the animal. A problem arises when the feed does not supply enough to meet the animal's requirements. This may occur because the feed is low in mineral,...
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